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Old 11-13-2000, 02:44 PM
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RE:Not quite quintessential

Oxford Dictionary has this entry for "quintessence":

1.The most essential part of any substance, extracted by natural or artificial processes; a highly refined essence or extract; spec. in older chemistry, an alcoholic tincture obtained by digestion at a gentle heat.

(hmmm "extraction"?-fishing, digestion of alcohol?-drinken and fishin.

2. A lofty object of pursuit after Morone Saxatilis populations have retreated south and complacent anglers begin the dilerium tremors.

(ok I made up the 2nd one)

Terry
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